Human Rights Lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh transferred to hospital after suffering heart condition

Nasrin Sotoudeh in critical condition minHuman rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been transferred to hospital from Evin Prison.
Having suffered heart problems on Saturday, September 19, 2020, Nasrin Sotoudeh was transferred to Tehran’s Taleghani Hospital.
No further information is available on her conditions.
Nasrin Sotoudeh has been on hunger strike since August 11, 2020, and her physical condition is further deteriorating with every passing day.

She started her hunger strike in protest to the Iranian Judiciary’s refusal to send political prisoners on leave during the pandemic and the dire sanitary conditions in prisons.

Sotoudeh spent three years in prison from 2011 to 2013. She was rearrested in June 2018 and has been imprisoned in the women’s ward of Evin Prison eversince.

The 57-year-old human rights lawyer, a mother of two, is sentenced to 38 years in prison and to 148 lashes.

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